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The Complete 2022 Subaru Model Preview - 3 Next-Generation Models And A New EV

Here is the 2022 Subaru Forester, Outback, Crosstrek, Ascent, and complete model preview. See what changes are coming to the all-wheel-drive lineup.
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The 2022 Subaru Forester, Outback, Crosstrek, and Ascent SUVs will again be the top-selling models for the new model change. The performance lineup of WRX, WRX STI, and BRZ all come with redesigns. The Impreza also gets a complete remodel for the 2022 model change.

The big news is, a new all-electric SUV makes its launch in the U.S. market. Check out the complete 2022 Subaru model preview. Click on each model's links for more information.

2022 Subaru Forester, 2022 Subaru Outback, 2022 Subaru Crosstrek
2022 Subaru Forester

The fifth-generation Subaru Forester is in its fourth year of the compact SUVs model life cycle. It's when the most prominent design, drivetrain, and safety changes happen. Subaru will give the compact SUV a "refresh" with some exterior and interior modifications to upgrade its appearance, but the significant changes will come underneath its skin.

There are new reports there will be a new Forester Wilderness trim coming next year. You can read about it here.

2022 Subaru Forester, 2022 Subaru Outback, 2022 Subaru Crosstrek
2022 Subaru Outback Photo credit: Competition Subaru

The 2022 Outback is in the third year of its lifecycle after the wagon's full remodel in 2020. The 2022 wagon will get modest upgrades. Look for Outback to get the next-generation EyeSight X driver-assist technology. There is a strong possibility there will also be a new Outback Wilderness trim too. You can read our full report here.

2022 Subaru Forester, 2022 Subaru Outback, 2022 Subaru Crosstrek
2022 Subaru Crosstrek

The Crosstrek is in the final year of its five-year lifecycle. Subaru will bring few changes to the 2022 Crosstrek, but the 2023 Crosstrek will be the model to watch. Recent reports say the compact SUV will get a new fuel-efficient 1.5-liter direct-injection turbocharged engine. Read the full story here.

2022 Subaru Forester, 2022 Subaru Outback, 2022 Subaru Crosstrek
2022 Subaru Ascent

The 2022 Subaru Ascent gets a refresh with some new exterior styling upgrades and improvements to the interior. We don't expect any changes to the 2.4-liter turbocharged Boxer engine or the drivetrain. Look for Ascent to get the next-generation EyeSight X driver-assist technology.

2022 Subaru Impreza

A full redesign is coming in 2022 for the compact sedan and hatchback models. The next-generation 2022 Impreza will come with the new EyeSight X driver-assist safety technology. It could get a new 1.5-liter turbocharged engine, and Subaru will likely drop the manual transmission in the compact car. Subaru is fazing out the manual transmission, so all trims are equipped with standard EyeSight.

2022 Subaru Legacy

The Legacy sedan is in the third year of its lifecycle and will get modest upgrades. The most significant change for the 2022 Legacy is the sedan will also get the next-generation EyeSight X driver-assist technology. We don't expect any changes to the two engine options or drivetrain.

2022 Subaru WRX

The Subaru WRX gets a complete redesign. The all-new 2022 WRX will likely be powered by Subaru's new 2.4-liter direct-injection turbocharged FA24 Boxer engine replacing the 2.0-liter FA20 powerplant. Subaru should increase power from the current 2.0-liter turbocharged engine's 268 horsepower rating, but Subaru has not released any information on how much.

The 2022 WRX will make its global reveal next fall with a dealer launch in the U.S. late next year.

2022 Subaru WRX STI

The Subaru WRX STI also gets a complete redesign. Subaru will drop the EJ25 2.5-liter turbocharged Boxer powerplant forever. The next-generation 2022 WRX STI will likely get a version of the FA24 2.4-liter turbocharged direct-injection Boxer. Sources say it could pump out close to 400 horsepower.

The all-new performance-tuned STI will make its global reveal and launch a year later than the sport-tuned WRX.

2022 Subaru Forester, 2022 Subaru Outback, 2022 Subaru Crosstrek
2022 Subaru BRZ

The 2022 Subaru BRZ also comes with a complete redesign. Subaru released details of the new second-generation BRZ, and the sports coupe comes with a new 2.4-liter non-turbocharged direct-injection Boxer engine. You can read our full report here.

2022 Subaru All-Electric SUV

2022 Subaru All-Electric SUV
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Subaru's first all-electric SUV will make its global reveal in early 2022. Subaru collaborates with Toyota for its first-ever battery-electric car. While Toyota plans to launch a "portfolio of battery-electric products," Subaru will launch one all-new model in 2022. It will have limited availability in California and some eastern states.

The new 2022 Subaru battery-electric model will be about the same size as the Subaru Forester compact SUV. Even though it's developed with Toyota, Subaru will keep the new all-electric "distinctly Subaru."

Subaru Corporation will focus on the U.S. market, where it sells 66 percent of its all-wheel-drive cars. The automaker will prioritize quality in the 2022 Subaru Forester, Outback, Crosstrek, and Ascent SUVs.

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Denis Flierl has invested over 30 years in the automotive industry in a consulting role working with every major car brand. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press. Check out Subaru Report where he covers all of the Japanese automaker's models. More stories can be found on the Torque News Subaru page. Follow Denis on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Comments

A BEV reveal in 2022? I love Subaru, but I fear they're slipping away.
SUBARU were excellent cars, I owned an Outback for over a decade. However, ICE-Vehicles are history and SUBARU doesn't get it. BEVs are the future for quite some time to come. Buying obsolete ICE-Vehicles now will result in a total loss when it comes to selling it after ~10 years. Why does SUBARU waste their efforts in further developing ICE Technology, rather than concentrating quickly on modern BEVs? So sad to see this good Automaker going onto insignificance! ☹️
You fail to realize that batteries are not green nor going to save the planet, ie. mining heavy metals , electicity produced by coal or natual gas, wind and solar don,t produce enough energy. For those of us who live in rural areas ice or hybrid is still the best option.
SUBARU were excellent cars, I owned an Outback for over a decade. However, ICE-Vehicles are history and SUBARU doesn't get it. BEVs are the future for quite some time to come. Buying obsolete ICE-Vehicles now will result in a total loss when it comes to selling it after ~10 years. Why does SUBARU waste their efforts in further developing ICE Technology, rather than concentrating quickly on modern BEVs? So sad to see this good Automaker going onto insignificance! ☹️
....and still the quality continues to drop and drop.... 2014 Outback and the transmission toally failed -- $7,000.00 for a used one...$600.00 in rental car....Subaru covered $0.00. Change a head lamp for $300.00....etc...etc... 2018 Outback....passenger window fails to go up....millage to Empty gage wrong said 30km...but runs out.....panels covering dash keep popping out bottom ones on to the GAS AND BRAKE PEDALS, Subaru are designed so bloody cheap they removed the $0.30 light timer so if you leave a dome lite on; that automatically turns off on the cheapest Lada; -- on a Subaru it remains on and KILLS your battery, in a bad storm when you may actually need emergency anti skid assistance -- is when the system shuts DOWN EVERY TIME...the rear window defrost does NOT get hot enough or stay on long enough to clear your rear window .....heated steering wheel shuts down way way way too early.....headlights use to be over $300.00 to change literally -- but dont worry they fuxed that now it is literally THOUSANDS to change a headlight. Really. Look it up !! There quality and reliabilty continues to drop and drop....again don't take my word for it -- look it up. They are now GARBAGE cars. .....and when the world starts figuring it out the famous resale value is going to drop through the floor. Thete are so many other issues and problems but this is a good place to start.
While my Subaru's have been fine- If you are going to complain at least use proper sentence structure and correct your spelling errors, Who would take this post seriously ? and who spends 300 to replace a headlight bulb? This can be done easily in your own driveway
Seems everyone ignores the advice to get Subaru's Gold Plus warranty within the 3yr/36k span of your vehicle. People say it's foolish and better to save money for repairs. I disagreed and got an amazing quote for 10yr/100k with $100 deductible so anything major that happens to my Ascent is covered for $100 + tax. I love this vehicle, have had zero problems with it, and laugh at another commenter saying they are all GARBAGE cars. Such hyperbole, as if you got a bad blender from Amazon.com and that was like 1 in 5,000 might be but you curse every single one as terrible and you don't even know. So calm down.
We went with the 5 year 100,000 miles warranty on a 2016 4 dr Sedan Impreza because my wife logs about 20,000 miles a year with her business. Well, it has over 90,000 miles..... the warranty will be up in 4 months and the car hasn't had the first problem one. Even with no problems I would rather have the warranty than not and like you have to laugh at people calling Subaru's garbage. Oh by the way, we also have a 07 Outback with 150,000 miles that runs like new.
My 2010 outback with six speed manual has been great. I had a legacy before that also a great car. I am now approaching 214,000 miles on my outback all repairs to it I have done at home, easy car to work on. I am excited about the 2022 wilderness and am planning on replacing my current outback then. I don't believe my car will be worth much for trade -in so I'll probably just give it to my grandson. I'm shure it will have many miles left in it.
Hello, I was my Andre is deaf. I very love that Subaru for good better it. If, I,m will buying at when that Subaru Ascent Touring used. Thank you